Structural Welder

Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida

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Hourly Rate

$20.00 - $30.00

Work Hours

Multiple Shifts

Experience Required


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Job Description

Using welding/cutting equipment and various power and hand tools, the welder performs a variety of shop and shipboard welding trade functions. These functions include the repair and/or removal of old structural materials; the installation of new structural materials and complete fabrication of complex structural, mechanical and equipment foundations. Works under direct supervision and performs related work as required.


·        Assures that tank/compartment has an updated safe for hot work ticket and that requirements of the ticket have been met. (Example: ventilation, lighting, safety equipment etc.).

·        Assures that conditions of the tank/compartment have not changed since the ticket was written. (Example: fuel run back, unsafe working conditions, etc.).

·        Assures that a Work Authorization Form (WAF) ticket is on the job site and that it is for the specific job being accomplished, no work will be accomplished without a WAF posted at location of repairs.

·        Assures that any other safety issues are complied with that relate to the specific job being accomplished (Example: special staging, face shields for grinding, protective clothing for hot work related jobs, breathing apparatus with correct cartridges, etc).

·        Assures that you are trained or qualified for the work you are assigned to do (Example: JLG, forklift, welding, brazing, special electrical/mechanical repairs and etc.).

·        Assures that General Dynamics-NASSCO’s Safety Procedures, including testing, are utilized for all torch work.

·        Assures that you and personnel working under your direction are working as safely and as productively as possible maintaining quality control at all times.

·        Assures that a 30 minute cool down period has been accomplished in hot work areas.

·        Assures that fire watches are assigned and maintained in the proper position.

·        Assures that the job site is left in a safe and clean condition prior to departure.

·        Assures that personnel have work package and the necessary drawings, technical manuals, or specifications required for them to adequately accomplish their work assignments.

Qualifications & Experience

  • • Standard tools for a welder.
  • • Able to work different shifts.
  • • Must have good knowledge of ship board spaces.
  • • Must have knowledge of weld symbols.
  • • Tack weld 11018 (SMAW).
  • • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • • Must be able to follow instructions and work well with others.
  • • Basic knowledge of weld power source.

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